The Supreme Court have this week heard the appeal in the matter of Hugh Jordan, considering whether a claim under HRA 1998 alleging a breach of the requirement for a prompt investigation of a death contrary to Art 2 ECHR can be brought before the inquest has finally concluded. Ian Skelt of Serjeants’ Inn is junior counsel to the NI Coroner.
Slaughter and May has expanded the scope of its legal incubation scheme for start-ups, with plans to provide legal services to a more diverse range of technology businesses. The firm has opened its third round of applications for the Fast Forward programme, which had initially been set up to support fintech start-ups. The firm now […]